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So here's a surprise for you, or me at least - Switch exclusive Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes is coming to PC this October, bundling in the frankly maniacal base game along with all of its post-launch content. It's a heck of a difficult game to write a summary on but suffice to say it's co-op arcade action which goes off in some unpredictable directions. It's not fantastic but it's certainly an entertaining enough foray for arcade fans. Travis Strikes Again comes to PC on October 17th but in the meantime, here are the PC system specs.
DICE has dropped the official trailer for Lightning Strikes, the next season of content coming Battlefield V’s way. Tides of War Chapter 2 - Lightning Strikes is due to kick off on January 17th and includes a trio of modes, map updates, new vehicles, weapons, and company gear.
Following on from the reports earlier today that Intel is struggling with a shortage of CPUs, OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) are turning to AMD en masse in a bid to make up the shortfall.
Yesterday GD’s own Bluej511 posted his review for Pure Farming 2018 and he loved it, bar a few major caveats. Firstly, the absence of multiplayer, and secondly, it’s lacking the broad range of equipment available in Farming Simulator 2017. Fortunately, Ice Flames and Techland are going some distance to alleviate at least one of these issues in the coming months, outlining a content roadmap for Pure Farming 2018 for the six or so months.
YouTube has accepted the copyright claim laid against Felix ‘Pewdiepie’ Kjellberg for his Firewatch Let’s Play, removing the video and issuing him with a copyright strike. Developer Campo Santo initiated the DMCA takedown request after Pewdiepie used a racial slur during an unrelated video.
We're currently barrelling towards to the all important question - which game series is the best of all time?  It's round 9 of 20, and two of the most popular eSports games of all time square off against two of the most groundbreaking single-player open-world titles. It's time for Counter-Strike v StarCraft v The Witcher v Stalker. You just need to vote for whichever you think is the best game franchise in 2017, and only one of these will make it through to the semi-final.
AMD’s Radeon RX Vega reference graphics card has been pictured for the first time. Their upcoming flagship is doing the rounds ahead of its expected launch on July 30th, with the first behind-the-scenes benchmark of the card taking place.
It’s getting on for a decade since last had a Sudden Strike game. Once a bit of a cult favourite RTS series among strategy fans who weren’t into sci-fi and sticks & stones, it’s returning with Sudden Strikes 4 this summer. Kalypso Meda has announced Sudden Strike 4 will be launching on PC on August 11th. Curiously for a game of this ilk, Sudden Strike 4 will also be coming to PS4 on August 11th in Europe, and August 15th in North America.
The hotly anticipated Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is out this week, and ahead of the lucky few getting 1080 Ti’s plopping through their letterboxes, we’ve got the first benchmarks. The Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition has been put through its paces in 3DMark Fire Strike, Fire Strike Extreme, and Fire Strike Ultra. Unsurprisingly it’s an absolute monster.
In what appears to be a surprising move, Valve has forbidden Steam Users to gift Counter Strike: Global Offensive to their friends. They claim only those users who have paid for the game will stick to it and they intend to grow the user base organically.
Focus Home Interactive has announced that Eugen Systems' upcoming RTS, Act of Aggression, will be exploding onto PC come September 2nd. Pre-orders for the game have now gone live, and players getting in there early will net themselves a 15% discount and access to Act of Aggression’s multiplayer beta. This is set to begin around mid-July.